Posts tagged "@globalfooter"

Beating a traffic ticket because of a technicality

Beating a traffic ticket because of a technicality
No, you can’t get out of a traffic ticket because a cop is awfully dressed. Errors on traffic tickets are common – misspellings, wrong addresses, wrong date, incorrect license plates, wrong location of the violation. So the question is: Can you get out of a ticket on a technicality? The answer, in Chicago or the... Read more »

Crazy Illinois law alert

Crazy Illinois law alert
Did you know that you can be proven to not be the father of a child and still have to pay child support in Illinois for that child?   Last week in Cook County, a judge ordered a man to pay thousands of dollars in past child support for a child that isn’t his. The... Read more »

They can fire me for that?

They can fire me for that?
With the terrible economy, it seems like on a daily basis we are getting questions from people in the Chicago area who have been fired.  Illinois has an at will law which means that you can be let go at any time, for any reason, except for something illegal (unless you have a contract that... Read more »
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Ambulance chasing is alive and well in Chicago

Ambulance chasing is alive and well in Chicago
  Lawyers in Chicago are accused of a lot of scummy things, but the worst accusation you can make to an attorney, especially a personal injury one, is to call them an ambulance chaser. Soliciting a client is a big no-no and can lead to an attorney losing their license to practice law.  But lawyers... Read more »